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Interpreting Medical Terminology — Your Complete Home Healthcare Guide

  Is it all Greek to you? Have you found yourself navigating the healthcare world for yourself or a loved one and it seems like the information was written in another language? For the most part, patient information is written in layman’s terms at an eighth-grade comprehension level, however, when the ideas are foreign concepts,… read more

Understanding Respite Care

  Respite care is a unique, very important, kind of care that is offered to unpaid caretakers for emergency or planned breaks. It is estimated that 75 percent of care that is provided to the elderly or disabled is provided by their family members. Approximately 44 million American caregivers provide more than 37 billion hours… read more

Caring For Your Aging Loved One: Options For Caregivers

If you are like the one in six Americans that have an aging loved one that you are the primary caregiver for, no matter how much you love them, it can be overwhelming at times. Whether they live in your home or you take care of them in their home, when you become a caregiver… read more

Preventing Caregiver Fatigue With Angels on Call Homecare

Caregiver fatigue, also known as caregiver burnout, is a serious concern for those who care for sick or aging loved ones. The stress of caring for another person can lead to physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion. This is a concern for the mental health of the caregiver as well as the safety and wellbeing of… read more